Brunch At Ad Lib

Brunch isn't just a breakfast/lunch mashup. It might be the most important meal of the weekend. Marked by culinary creativity, hearty portions, Instagram-able presentation, and your pick of lavish midday alcoholic drinks, brunch is a sweet start to Sunday. For visitors like you, it’s a sweet sendoff after a long weekend getaway in Hershey & Harrisburg. Check out our list of the best spots for brunch in Harrisburg and Hershey!  


Brunch in Harrisburg

Home 231 

Where: Center City (Capital) 
When: Sundays from 9 AM to 2 PM 

Nestled on a tree-lined street just a block from the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Home 231’s farm-to-table fare includes some of the city’s freshest morning plates. Start with an order of House Donuts with chocolate, custard, and salted caramel sauces. Their quiche of the day is always a pleasant surprise, while the rest of the menu includes sweet and savory options like gingerbread pancakes and chicken & biscuits. On a warm, sunny morning, snag a seat in their outdoor courtyard! 

Home 231 Brunch Donut

The Millworks 

Where: Midtown Harrisburg 
When: Sundays from 10 AM to 3 PM 

The Millworks’ seasonal brunch menu is built on locally sourced items from organic or sustainable farms. From Local, grass-fed Wood Grilled Steak & Eggs to Wholesome Living Acres Farm Eggs any way you like them, you're in for a wholesome morning meal. The Millworks also smokes meats in their sidewalk smoker, so options like Smoked Brisket & Egg Tacos and Smoked Pit Ham Eggs Benedict are truly flavorful choices. For a unique take on a Bloody Mary, try the Michelada blended with lager, smoked tomato mix, barbeque spices, and lime. 

note. bistro & wine bar 

Where: Midtown Harrisburg 
When: Sundays from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM 

note. is the most charming location on this list, housed in a 1910 Victorian home marked by its warm and inviting atmosphere. Its menu is European inspired with fresh ingredients prepared from scratch. Start with a cup of gazpacho topped with marinated crab, leeks, and lime. Alongside their Omelette and Eggs Benedict du jour options, you’ll find impressive breakfast selections like brioche grilled cheese with braised duck, aged cheddar, gruyere, strawberry jam, arugula, or duck ragu with mushrooms over grits, poached eggs, shaved Grana Padano. 

Brunch Bloody Mary  Bar

Greystone Public House 

Where: Linglestown 
When: Sundays from 10 AM to 3 PM 

Greystone’s menu is contemporary American with approachable breakfast options crafted with locally-sourced products. Share or not to share – their pull-apart Cinnamon Bun Monkey Bread with sweet butter and cream cheese glaze is a sweet start to your meal. For your brunch entrée, choose from delicious options like Chicken & Waffles, Steak & Eggs, or Buttermilk Pancakes. Greystone is known for having some of the region’s most creative and flavorful handcrafted cocktails, and their selections spill onto their day-drinking brunch drink menu. Try a Joan Collins (Mint, Cucumber, Stateside Vodka, Hibiscus Syrup, Soda) or a Brunch Punch (Acai Juice, Campari, White Rum, Orange, Cranberry, Mint). 

Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar 

Where: Downtown Harrisburg 
When: Sundays from 11 AM to 2 PM 

Go all in at brunch with the Chef’s Tasting Brunch, a spontaneous dining experience where you can kick back and let the food come to you. The chef at Ad Lib offers brunch favorites like eggs benny, pancakes, and oatmeal alongside culinary morning masterpieces like lobster omelets and duck confit hash. You can have it your way at the Build Your Own Bloodies and Mimosa bar. It’s up to you how you want to spice and garnish your drink with dozens of mix-ins like bacon and blue cheese stuffed olives for the Bloodies, and fresh fruit options for Mimosas. 

Ad Lib Kitchen


Brunch Around Hershey

Tröegs Independent Brewing 

Where: Hersheypark Drive 
When: Sundays from 11 AM to 2 PM 

You know Troegs' bold beers and creative craft kitchen menu, and on Sundays, they offer an exclusive brunch special that perfectly matches one of their refreshing brews. You might also find their ales on the ingredient list like [Troege]Nator-Braised Short Rib or their Christmassy Mad Elf French Toast. Their specials are seasonal, change weekly, and are derived entirely from the creative minds of their kitchen team, so hop on over to Instagram and follow @troegsbeer for more info! In addition to their weekly brunch special, nosh on their Oktoberfest Pretzel, rosemary brown butter popcorn, and other sandwiches and small plates on their seasonal snack bar menu. 

The Mill in Hershey 

Where: Downtown Hershey 
When: Saturdays 11 AM to 3 PM, Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM 

On Sundays, they brunch! The Mill in Hershey is one of the town’s best farm-to-table restaurants, housed in the renovated historic Curry Feed Mill. Their brunch menu is filled with hearty offerings like the Farmer’s Quiche with Bacon, Canadian Ham, House Breakfast Sausage, Fried Potato, Cooper Cheese, served with Breakfast Potatoes, or the House Smoked Sliced Brisket served with Mill Mac & Cheese, Broccolini, House BBQ Sauce, Crispy Onions. Sweet or savory, there's something delicious waiting for you. 

Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works 

Where: Middletown Location 
When: Saturdays & Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM 

Start your brunch off right with a cocktail made with some of Tattered Flag's award-winning spirits, such as a Bloody Mary or Espresso Martini. Tattered Flag's brunch menu is hearty and approachable, with favorites like eggs benny, tacos, and sandwiches. Double up on flavor with their sweet & spicy waffle options like Sweet Spicy Chicken Waffle or Sausage and Apply Waffle.  

Brunch Waffles



We’re not saying come to Harrisburg & Hershey just for brunch. Or are we? Just don’t leave town without trying some!